Mairbek Sheripov

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Mairbek Sheripov (1905 – November 7, 1942) was one of the leaders of Chechen insurgency against the Soviet Union in the 1940s.

Mairbek Sheripov was a younger brother of Aslanbek Sheripov, a Bolshevik revolutionary killed in a battle with the Denikinites in 1919. A jurist by profession, he worked for the Soviet government in the Chechen-Ingush ASSR. In 1941, he joined a Chechen insurrection led by Khasan Israilov. He was killed on November 7, 1942 in a Soviet reprisal raid.[1][2]


  1. ^ Moshe Gammer (2006), The Lone Wolf and the Bear, p. 162. C. Hurst & Co. Publishers, ISBN 1-85065-748-3
  2. ^ John B. Dunlop (), Russia confronts Chechnya: roots of a separatist conflict, p. 58. Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0-521-63619-1